Gelber and Manning Return for 7th Annual Black Cat Masquerade

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 in NYC, come to Wit’s End™ for the 7th Annual Black Cat Masquerade and drink Prohibition era cocktails and celebrate the Jazz Age with music from Gelber and Manning!

Come in your best vintage or vintage-inspired attire—Halloween costumes too–to drink specialty cocktails and dance to jazz age songs in an authentic 1920s speakeasy. Our party is at Flute, 205 W. 54th Street, formerly Texas Guinan’s Club Intime! Advance tickets here!

Our hostess is the glamourous Kita St. Cyr! Spinning vintage phonograph discs is DJ Mike Will Cut You. Our co-sponsor is the Dorothy Parker Society, the drinking club with a book problem.

Black Cat Masquerade

Black Cat Masquerade

About this month’s live band: Gelber & Manning is a Brooklyn-based musical vaudeville duo, comprised of Jesse Gelber on piano and Kate Manning on vocals. They specialize in ragtime and early jazz styles, in addition to performing original songs. Gelber & Manning can be found performing as a duo act or with their band at New York’s hottest vintage events. They can also be seen in the hit web series Gintown, which features performances by their band and an original score. Music from their first album is featured in the Alvin Ailey ballet “Uptown.“ They recently released their second album, Moonlight Picnic, and are currently working on a musical about Storyville, New Orleans, entitled Where All The Rivers Go To Sleep.

TONIGHT!! Our annual Halloween costume contest, with prizes for the best costumes (Jazz Age themes).

Dress code: Jacket and tie, vintage or vintage-inspired, Jazz Age, evening wear, cocktail attire is encouraged!

Just $15 at the door! Advance tickets on sale via Ticketweb.

Table reservations are available and encouraged; telephone Flute Midtown reservation line at 212.265.5169 to reserve a table.

Doors open at 7:00 PM. Free dance lesson at 8:30 with Jeri Lynn Astra Turner-Barnes and Neal Groothuis!

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